Lead Program & Project Manager

Lead Program & Project Manager – Contract – Orlando, FL / Hybrid – $75.00-$89.00/ Hr.
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

An Entertainment Company is seeking a Lead Program & Project Manager in Orlando, FL / Hybrid.

Role Description

The Lead Project Manager is responsible for delivering complex large-scale Ecommerce software development across multiple disciplines within an assigned portfolio. This role blends program and project management and delivery, coaching and development of team members, and financial and business acumen. The Lead Project Manager will oversee, on an annual basis, a combination of one or more programs with multiple project tracks, and multiple medium to large-scale digital projects across web and mobile applications. Programs may also include tracks outside of software delivery. The Lead Project Manager ensures on-time and on-schedule delivery working closely with Product, Technology, and Design.
• Program and Project Estimations
• Facilitate scope definition, cross-functional estimates and high-level planning workshops
• Quantify cost factors to deliver program and project deliverables including resources, program and project oversight, objective risk and related contingency
• Document key assumptions and dependencies established through estimation activities
• Prepare and present high-level plan with estimates for executives and cross-functional leaders based on estimate outcomes Program and Project Planning
• Create full-scale master program and project schedules and communication plans consisting of multiple projects or components
• Ensure proactive scheduling of key deliverables, milestones and deliverable tasks
• Establish program and project financial forecasts including resource plans and other expense plans
• Develop the program and project plans and schedules with cross discipline functional leads
• Ensure necessary steps and dependencies to deliver programs and projects and their components are established
• Validate that scope can be completed within timeline and budget
• Estimate resource needs with help from functional leads Program and Project Delivery
• Confidently lead and drive cross-functional projects, components of large programs, and full programs through full delivery life-cycle ensuring project is delivered on-time and on-budget
• Manage resource assignments, budgets, scheduling, and scope prior

Skills & Requirements

• Direct management and accountability for single project budgets of $5-10M in labor
• Program accountability for program budgets of $11M+
• 7-10 years of relevant work experience in program and project management with an online retailer, ideally in eCommerce, marketing, merchandising, or operations.
• 2-5 years Agile delivery experience
• Strong leader and decision maker with at least 4 years of experience in leading large, multidisciplinary digital teams (preferably websites, mobile web, and apps)
• Strong experience gathering and developing requirements from eCommerce solutions
• 1-2 years mobile application (iOS, Android) delivery experience
• Minimum 3 years of client management experience in successfully delivering internet solutions, preferably in a global client-service organization
• Experienced in multiple full lifecycle software deliveries from business development to final software acceptance
• Proven track record managing individual program and project budgets and budget roll-up of multiple programs and projects
• Able to work both collaboratively and independently while maintaining a high level of productivity
• Thrive in a fast-paced environment and able to juggle, shift gears, and maintain a sense of humor; deliver under extreme deadlines and intense business environment
• Comfortable when communicating with executive level (Directors, VPs, SVPs) in presentations, working sessions, and 1-on-1 interactions
• Practiced in negotiating with others in ways that result in win/win agreements and outcomes

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570

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Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
Florida / Hybrid
Projects & Change Management
$75.00-$89.00/ Hr.

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